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#1
recently i sold my maximus vi formula and my 4770k.

should i get a z97 + 4790k or go for a 2011 build?

am not overclocking ;)
 
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#2
Shoulda held onto it for when the 5k series and whatnot comes out.
 
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well i should of sell them because of some issues i had with them.

how should i go now?
 

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#4
Why did you sell your 4770k? Why did you own a 4770k if you weren't overclocking, and why do you want a z97 and 4790k build now if you arent overclocking?
 
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what i should get then? an lga775? ;p i wanted a new system and the new chipset was out so i got the 4770k and z87 board..i sold the board cause of some issues i had with the case
 

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#6
what i should get then? an lga775? ;p i wanted a new system and the new chipset was out so i got the 4770k and z87 board..i sold the board cause of some issues i had with the case
No you just don't need to pay the extra for a k (unlocked chip) if you aren't overclocking. the normal 4790 would be more what you are looking for.
 
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here is only 20 euro difference.. thats why i would go for the k one..but is it a lot better than the 4770k? does it worth going for a z97 ? or ? am open to suggestions :)
 

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Waste of money if you buy hardware for OCing if you don't OC.
 
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..i sold the board cause of some issues i had with the case
Well now that you mention it what was the issue with the case?
And my advice would be the z97 + 4790k if money's not an issue. You might not overclock it now but having the K version will allow you to do so if you ever change you mind.
here is only 20 euro difference.. thats why i would go for the k one..but is it a lot better than the 4770k?
Not a lot better performance wise but a lot easier to keep cool.
 
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i did replaced the heatsinks with the ek kit so the board was on water and i did lost the stock heatsinks and the tube routing was an issue in the case..so either i had to sell the board or get a new case..
 
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I'm confused. Water loop and you don't overclock?

Fill out your system specs so we know what you have. And what do you use this PC for?
 
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#12
recently i sold my maximus vi formula and my 4770k.

should i get a z97 + 4790k or go for a 2011 build?

am not overclocking ;)
Instead of trolling like the rest of you all I will answer his question and just say z97 and 4790k instead of 2011.
 

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Damn I thought I went overboard having an AIO cooling my bog standard 4770. D:

I'd go for the 4790k and Z97 chipset over a 2011/X79 setup.
 
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yeh is a bit crazy :) i love wc loops but am not that of a fan of OC :)
 
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The more i read...the more i sense a troll.... Wait.... Do you even BUILD your own computer and fix it with your hands or you only buy and let the technician do for you? You're seemingly going for the "prettiest" and "best" parts without knowing what they are..

I did suggest you go for 4790k + z97 and LEARN to OVERLOCK:slap:
 
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lol i do build the systems on my own and i do know how to overclock am not just a fan of it ;)

i know that buying the prettiest and best parts without actually using them to the limit is a bit of waste but since am out of the z87 scene i thought it was a good idea to ask if i should go with 1150 again or 2011..
 

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Or just wait for the new stuff.. But if you REALLY want to get a rig now, then go for the 2011.
 
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yeh is a bit crazy :) i love wc loops but am not that of a fan of OC :)
Overclocking is simple these days, just raise your multi and bump the voltage if not stable.
No point in buying water cooling and K chips if your not going to use the potential of it.
 
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recently i sold my maximus vi formula and my 4770k.

should i get a z97 + 4790k or go for a 2011 build?

am not overclocking ;)
You could just buy a Mac and not bother with building a PC altogether or your could be like me and just buy an Intel i7-4790K and a Z97 motherboard with no intention of overclocking.

The only purpose for going to a socket 2011 setup is when you need more hardware capacity than what the mainstream desktop chipsets (such as Z97, etc) can provide (such as support for more than 32GB of RAM).

Mind you I did upgrade from Sandybridge so the upgrade was worth it for me.
 
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i decided to go with the 2011 socket and the rampage iv black edition but am still thinking about cpu options.. any good deal? :)

(and for the complainers i will start to overclock since i was playing for a few days and starting to get used to it) :D

i was thinking for 4930k ?
 
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i was asking about cpu options :D
 

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